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The Noetic Society is a 501(c)(3) non-profit group with members in Southern California and around the world, who have been inspired to study Homer, Parmenides, the pre-Socratics, Plato, the neo-Platonists, and other perennial philosophers and mystics, not for academic reasons, but for personal spiritual growth. The society was founded by Pierre Grimes, PhD in 1967, and was incorporated in 1978.



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Juan and Maria Balboa translation of Plato's Republic.  Interlinear modern English with ancient (Attic) Greek words rearranged in each sentence in order to correspond to their English word counterparts immediately above. First published in 2007, this translation has undergone multiple revisions. This latest revision was completed in February 2018. Download-able from the PDF link in the "Download Options" menu on this page. Thank you, Juan and Maria! More information on the Balboa...
Topics: philosophy, plato, republic, book01, book02, book03, book04, book05, book06, book07, book08
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Translation of Plato's dialogue, Parmenides, by Juan and Maria Balboa. Interlinear Greek and English with key words in color, and additional diagrams and quotes supplied by the authors. There are 3 versions here: #1 - The latest revision from Juan and Maria: (dated July 11, 2020). #2 - "jas-formatted" - a 2018 version where JeffS edited in some additional formatting:  Parmenides "paragraph/exchange numbers" (as well as for Zeno and Socrates), and horizontal lines and...
Topics: philosophy, plato, parmenides, NSPRM
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Juan and Maria Balboa translation of Proclus' Commentary on Plato's dialogue, Parmenides .  In 8 books of inter-linear Greek and English, separately paginated. Click 'PDF' in the Download Options menu. Juan and Maria are students of Pierre Grimes , and members of the Noetic Society . They have contributed this translation to the Pierre Grimes and the Noetic Society collection here on archive.org.  Thank you both! Hard-copies of this translation may also be purchased in various formats on...
Topics: philosophy, plato, proclus, parmenides, commentary-on-platos-parmenides, book01, book02, book03,...
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Translation by Juan and Maria Balboa of The Elements of Theology by the neoplatonist Proclus the Successor . Interlinear Greek and English with key words in color, and any additional diagrams and quotes supplied by the authors. Also available in hard copy on Lulu . Latest revision published here is April 12, 2017, following the reasoning of our teacher, Pierre Grimes , and other members of the Noetic Society . The download-able PDF filename indicates the date of the revision contained therein....
Topics: philosophy, plato, symposium, proclus, elements-of-theology
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Synopsis A weekend seminar with Pierre focusing on Books 7-10 of Plato's Republic (as recently re-translated by Noetic Society members Juan and Maria Balboa), and the training of the Philosopher-King regarding Self. Notes [Notes forthcoming. Check back in! (I am grateful for any note contributions at this early stage -- jastern949@protonmail.com )] Session 1 - 50 quotes, part 1 Session 2 - 50 quotes, part 2 Session 3 - Only One State of Mind Behind All Experience: Self Session 4 - The Myth of...
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSSEM, NSDRM, pg1, republic, book07, book08, book09, book10
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Synopsis Translation of Plato's dialogue, Apology , by Juan and Maria Balboa. Interlinear Greek and English with key words in color, and additional diagrams and quotes supplied by the authors. Click 'PDF' in the Download Options menu on this page. Earlier editions of this text may also be available in hard copy at lulu.com , combined with the Euthyphro -- but check before ordering to make sure you would be ordering the same edition as the one uploaded here. A primary reference for The Apology...
Topics: philosophy, plato, apology
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Synopsis Two years in the making, Juan and Maria Balboa have translated Homer's  classic, the Iliad . Interlinear English and Greek, with the Greek word order rearranged to match the English, as an assistance to the reader. With Introduction by Juan Balboa and Prologue by Pierre Grimes, Phd. In their translation, the Balboas give special focus to the translation of the appearances of 'αυτο' ('Self'). Published in two volumes: Volume 1 contains books 1-12. Volume 2  contains books 13-24....
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Translations by Juan and Maria Balboa of the Enneads written by the neoplatonist philosopher Plotinus (Wikipedia) (Harpers on Perseus) . Inter-linear Greek and English.  In PDF format. Currently there are only two documents in this set (3.5 and 6.2). More are forthcoming. Juan and Maria are students of Pierre Grimes , and members of the Noetic Society . They have contributed this translation to the Pierre Grimes and the Noetic Society collection here on archive.org.  Thank you both! For more...
Topics: philosophy, plato, mysticism, plotinus
Original Location https://archive.org/details/20190601NSSEM-49AKT Usage License CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 International License Please Help Support the Project Like these videos? Please consider supporting Pierre, the NS, and our archiving activity by giving a small amount monthly to support our work. Go to noeticsociety.org and the 'Support the Project' section. Look for the Paypal or other link. We'd love it if you chose to 'Make this a monthly donation', as well -- rather than just one-time -- in...
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSSEM, NSDRM, pg1, tao-te-ching, i-ching, lao-tzu, chuang-tzu, gi-ming-shien
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Translation of Plato's dialogue, Phaedo , by Juan and Maria Balboa. Interlinear Greek and English with key words in color, and additional diagrams and quotes supplied by the authors. Also available in hard copy at lulu.com . Primary reference for the Phaedo when used in the Friday night discussions and the Parmenides Study Group discussions with Pierre Grimes, Ph.D. Changelog 2021-Feb-19 : Revision 2021-01-31 uploaded 2020 Aug 31 : Revision 2016-10-06 uploaded
Topics: philosophy, plato, phaedo, out of body experience, obe, astral travel, soul, self, death,...
Synopsis Pierre's nicely prepared talk in response to a request from a nearby local Jungian society chapter, for a discussion of what was the inner voice ('daemon') of Socrates. The 6 diagrams are stored as JPEGs in the Download Options menu on this page. This is the second short talk of 3 talks given on the same Friday night. Because the content of each talk was so different, I split them up into 3 separate archive items: Part 1: Socrates' Understanding of Zeno's position in Plato's Parmenides...
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Synopsis Juan and Maria have given us their translation of the 18 books of the Corpus Hermeticum of Hermes Trismegistus / Thoth / Akhenaten.  Click on "PDF" link in the "Download Options" to download to your device, or just read here, as you like. More info http://noeticsociety.org/members/juan-balboa-maria-balboa-translations/ Misc Cover page image is by William Blake. Copy B, plate 29: Frontispiece to “Songs of Experience.” Songs of Innocence and of Experience. 1794,...
Topics: philosophy, plato, hermes-trismegistus, gnosticism, corpus-hermeticum, book1, book2
Synopsis Translation by Juan and Maria of selected passages (currently chapters 1-40, 61, and 75-81). (Alternatively titled, “Problems and Solutions Concerning First Principles” -- see also our NS Reading List for other translations). Thank you, Juan and Maria! Revisions 2021-07-18. Posted 2021-07-16. Chapters 1-49, 61, 75-81 [Current] 2021-06-14. Posted 2021-06-15. Chapters 1-40, 61, 75-81 2021-04-30. Posted 2021-04-30. Chapters 1-33, 61, 75-81 2021-03-16. Posted 2021-03-20. Chapters 1-20,...
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Juan and Maria Balboa translation of Introduction to Arithmetic by Nicomachus of Gerasa . Books 1 & 2. (Book 1: 23 chapters total; Book 2: 29 chapters total).  Click 'PDF' in the Download Options menu.  Juan and Maria are students of Pierre Grimes , and members of the Noetic Society . They have contributed this translation to the Pierre Grimes and the Noetic Society collection here on archive.org.  Thank you both! For more information, see the Juan and Maria Balboa page at the Noetic...
Topics: philosophy, plato, pythagoras, nicomachus, introduction-to-arithmetic
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Synopsis Below (and in PDF form for download and printing) are listed references to the works and translations the NS has most commonly used over the years, as well as works by some of our NS members. This is a work in progress, as there is much more to add. Pierre Grimes For Pierre's works, please check out our Pierre Grimes Bibliography Chinul The Korean Approach to Zen The Korean Approach to Zen: The Collected Works of Chinul . 1983. 468pp. ISBN-10 : 0824807855, ISBN-13 : 978-0824807856....
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Original Greek ΠΡΟΚΛΟΥ ΔΙΑΔΟΧΟΥ - ΣΤΟΙΧΕΙΩΣΙΣ ΘΕΟΛΟΓΙΚΗ (13.) Πᾶν ἀγαθὸν ἑνωτικόν ἐστι τῶν μετεχόντων αὐτοῦ, καὶ πᾶσα ἕνωσις ἀγαθόν, καὶ τἀγαθὸν τῷ ἑνὶ ταὐτόν. εἰ γὰρ τὸ ἀγαθόν ἐστι σωστικὸν τῶν ὄντων ἁπάντων (διὸ καὶ ἐφετὸν ὑπάρχει πᾶσι), τὸ δὲ σωστικὸν καὶ...
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSMISC, pg0, proclus, sgdaitz, elements-of-theology
Synopsis Another great Saturday morning chat with Pierre, this time around JulieH's kitchen table. Bradley continues his questions from last night , regarding how Pierre got himself to write his phenomenal book, Philosophical Midwifery(* ). This leads into some war stories from Pierre, as well as reading some of the chapters (27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 35) from Proclus' Elements of Theology , Balboa translation in which the pathologos may be seen. Highlights Bradley to Pierre: How did you come up...
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Synopsis Another great Saturday morning chat with Pierre. (I was very tired, so I just did audio today, no video.) Pierre helped Regina and Eldar explore their dreams, with some post-discussion after each one. Regina's is at the beginning, and Eldar's starts about 1:03:00 I did take a snapshot of each, which are available as JPGs in the Download Options menu of this page. (All materials CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 INTL as usual.) Dream Texts Regina's Dreams 2 and 4 Oct 2019 Dream Wed 2 Oct 2019 I was...
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Synopsis Translation of Plato's dialogue, Ion , by Juan and Maria Balboa. Interlinear Greek and English with key words in color. Click 'PDF' in the Download Options menu on this page. Originally published: 14 Dec 2013 Current version: 11 May 2020 Original Location https://archive.org/details/plato-ion-balboa Usage License CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 International License Please Help Support the Project Do you enjoy our free audios, videos, and translations? Please consider supporting Pierre, the NS, and...
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Sections: Dream Exploration: Eldar Eldar explores a dream with Pierre. Dream Text Eldar’s Dream 06/04/18 1. I am trying to use the restroom in some place that seems like a motel in Mexico, in kind of a run-down, ghetto kind of neighbourhood. I think I have a room there; I'm staying there temporarily. I need to pee. I'm about to pee and there’s somebody chasing me. That somebody is just outside of the door of my stall and they’re trying to get in. I think it’s a little man. He’s out to...
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Dialogue(s): parmenides Chapters: plg;hyp1 Sections: plg,hyp1: 137b-e Synopsis Pierre takes us through the end of the Prologue, and the first arguments of the 1st Hypothesis of Plato's Parmenides . More Info Pierre Grimes and Philosophical Midwifery The Noetic Society The Pierre Grimes and the Noetic Society collection here on archive.org.
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Synopsis The Juan and Maria Balboa Translation of Plato's dialog, Symposium. Some versions also available in bound paperback at lulu.com , though check to be sure: Sometimes the lulu edition is an earlier version. Juan and Maria are students of Pierre Grimes and members of The Noetic Society . Revisions 2021-06-19. Posted 2021-06-21 here. [Current] 2017-05-14. Posted 2021-05-14 here. 2014-03-22. Posted to noeticsociety.org
Topics: philosophy, plato, symposium
Synopsis In our Noetic Society Parmenides Study Group study of Proclus' Theology of Plato , much of the work involves working out the hierarchies of the gods. Here are Pierre's handwritten notes on the subject, sometimes referred to in our study sessions . Original Location https://archive.org/details/20191223NSPRM Usage License CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 International License Please Help Support the Project Do you enjoy our free audios, videos, and texts? Please consider supporting Pierre, the NS, and...
Topics: philosophy, plato, proclus, theology-of-plato, NSPRM
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Synopsis Translation of a portion of Proclus' Commentary on Plato's dialogue, 1st Alcibiades , by Juan and Maria Balboa. Interlinear Greek and English with key words in color, and additional diagrams and quotes, and commentary supplied by the translators. Click 'PDF' in the Download Options menu on this page. Originally published: 3 April 2020 Cover Image from Jody Mueller Original Location https://archive.org/details/proclus-1st-alc-7-causes-balboa Usage License CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 International...
Topics: philosophy, plato, proclus, alcibiades1, balboa, commentary-first-alcibiades
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Dialogue(s): parmenides;gospel-of-john A lovely Saturday morning coffee chat with Pierre and the NS gang at Bill and Ronda's house in their beautiful garden. [I did not film this Saturday: too tired, and too hard to get camera angles all figured out in a new location, so I just nixed it.] Attendees: Pierre, Ronda, Bill, Barbara, JulieH, Regina, DavidC, MarkB, Ingmar, Eldar, Sayon, JeffS First 3+ minutes are just us gathering and getting seating and table arranged to talk with Pierre out in Bill...
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSSAT, pg1, parmenides, gospel-of-john
Synopsis Pierre leads the Noetic Society Parmenides study group through another morning of study. Lately we've been taking a break from the Parmenides, going through Proclus' Theology of Plato (*) instead, in order to see how Proclus lays out the 14 orders of gods implied in the Parmenides. Today we read Book 3, Chapter 15. (We delve a little into Chapter 16 but we will start that one over next time.) [NOTE: My apologies, everyone.. Proclus (at least here, in the Theology of Plato) has been...
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSPRM, pg1, theology-of-plato, proclus, book03, chap15, chap16
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Synopsis Pierre leads the Noetic Society Parmenides study group through another session of study. Lately we've been taking a break from the Parmenides, going through Proclus' Theology of Plato (*) instead, in order to see how Proclus lays out the 14 orders of gods implied in the Parmenides. Today we read Book 6, Chapter 1. Pierre made a new chart and made a lot of reference to the chart that was dated 10/23. Attendees Pierre, David, JulieH, Regina, Barbara Credits Recording, title, and...
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSPRM, pg1, theology-of-plato, book06, chap01, proclus
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Synopsis Pierre leads the Noetic Society Parmenides study group through another session of study. Lately we've been taking a break from the Parmenides, going through Proclus' Theology of Plato (*) instead, in order to see how Proclus lays out the 14 orders of gods implied in the Parmenides. Today we read Book 6, Chapter 22. From Barbara: I was in a very low state and didn't even realize I wasn't notating what Pierre was putting on the board until the middle of chart 2 and then I kept falling...
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSPRM, pg1, theology-of-plato, book06, chap22, proclus
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Synopsis Jeffrey Mishlove interviews Pierre Grimes on Jeffrey's online program, New Thinking Allowed . We are not sure of the copyright status so for now we are only providing links to these videos on Jeffrey's YouTube channel, rather than storing copies of the videos here on archive.org. Thank you, Jeffrey, for interviewing Pierre. We love your channel and your long wonderful line of fascinating guests! Interviews on YouTube: 2017-10-03 Plato's Republic 2017-10-03 Philosophical Midwifery...
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSNTA, pg1, dreams, psychedelics, mysticism, mindfulness
Dialogue(s): parmenides Chapters: plg Sections: 133e-134b Synopsis We work our way through the "Master Argument" -- the section of the prologue of Plato's Parmenides dialogue dealing with the largest problem with Socrates' "Theory of Forms". Timeline 0:00:00 Pierre starts out with an outline to the concepts of "mastership", "benefit", and "art", in the Platonic senses. (Most of these taken from the Republic.) Philosophy thus resulting as the...
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSFRI, pg1, parmenides, plg
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Dialogue(s): corpus-hermeticum Chapters: book02;book03 Topics Covered Pierre recommends a book by Frances Yates: Giordano Bruno and the Hermetic Tradition (ISBN-13: 978-0226950075, ISBN-10: 0226950077 ) Josh and Ingmar go up front to read from Book 3 then Book 2 of The Corpus Hermeticum of Hermes Trismegistus , as translated by our own Juan and Maria Balboa . Juan Balboa himself also recommends/refers to Hermetica, Vol. 1: The Ancient Greek and Latin Writings Which Contain Religious or...
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSFRI, pg1, corpus-hermeticum, hermes-trismegistus
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Dialogue(s): Parmenides, Republic More info: http://noeticsociety.org
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSSEM, pg1, parmenides, republic
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Synopsis An audio recording (thanks to Regina) of an NS gathering at David's house, around an outside fire, on July 4th. Pierre and Eldar discuss greater and greater wholes, until the dialogue itself causes Eldar to enter into an experience of Mind (around 0:47:00 or so) so intense that he passes out (or IN!) and can no longer participate. (A discussion of his state is taken up two days later at our Saturday gathering .). Later, Bradley, Regina, JeffL, Barbara, and Jed participate. Highlights...
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSSPE, pg1
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Synopsis This is a partial list of Pierre’s works, with handy links. The same list is available in PDF format in the Download Options menu on this page. (You can also Search Our Collection to see all the works of Pierre’s we have here in the collection.) Books Socrates and Jesus: A Dialogue in Heaven . 2016. ISBN-10 : 1507767897 / ISBN-13 : 978-1507767894 BookFinder.com BookScouter.com Unblocking: Removing Blocks to Understanding . 2014. ISBN-10 : 1489516190 / ISBN-13 : 9781489516190...
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Dialogue(s): republic;parmenides A great weekend seminar led by Pierre Grimes, PhD with the Noetic Society. Materials posted here so far: ​All 4 formal session videos​ An informal, extra​ video​ session, chatting with Pierre at dinner Saturday night PDF​ documents​: The seminar announcement ​Barbara's​ pre-seminar word-search​ studies​ The three hand-outs ​Pierre gave us ​Transcripts of JeffL's and Jed's dreams [from Sunday session #4] JPEG​ photos: All the left and...
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSSEM, pg1, republic, parmenides, NSDRM, dreams
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Dialogue(s): timaeus Sections: 44d-51d [Thanks to Marty and Yoni for videotaping and editing/production, and to StefanR for title and cataloguing info.] More info: http://noeticsociety.org
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSFRI, pg1, nsaops, timaeus
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Synopsis Juan and Maria Balboa translation of The Gospel of John . Interlinear modern English with Greek words rearranged in each sentence in order to correspond to their English word counterparts immediately above. This translation was done at the request of Pierre Grimes, looking more carefully at all the occurrences of "αυτο", and seeing whether they could be translated as "Self". Also others. Download-able from the PDF link in the "Download Options" menu on...
Topics: philosophy, plato, john, new-testament, christianity
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Synopsis Another lovely Saturday morning informal chat with Pierre. This week, we do another two dreams, one each from SteveD and JeffS. There is also some chit-chat at the beginning and end. (SteveD's dream exploration starts at 0:07:20.) Dream Texts SteveD's dream (within last week) Looking at a book-case. A very vivid, bright dream. Vividly-detailed. Everything in the dream -- I still see it! It's the top shelf of this book-case. And there are volumes of books. Little, thin volumes of books....
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSSAT, pg1, NSDRM
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Synopsis Pierre leads the Noetic Society Parmenides study group through another morning of study. Lately we've been taking a break from the Parmenides, going through Proclus' Theology of Plato (*) instead, in order to see how Proclus lays out the 14 orders of gods implied in the Parmenides. Today Pierre jumps us ahead to book 6 to get an idea of where we are headed (currently we are really finishing up book 2) so that we can understand better why we need to understand the earlier books. We...
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSPRM, pg1, theology-of-plato, proclus
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Synopsis This is Pierre Grimes' fifth in a series of articles on the subject of philosophy, philosophical counseling, philosophical midwifery, and The Self, published in Philosophical Practice , the journal of the American Philosophical Practitioners Association (of which Pierre was the founder) with permissions of the author and the editor. It is reproduced here under a Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 International license . Pierre is the inventor of philosophical midwifery in its modern sense,...
Topics: plato, philosophy, parmenides, republic, self, logos, pathologos, pg1, appa-journal,...
Synopsis This is Pierre Grimes' first in a series of articles on the subject of philosophy, philosophical counseling, philosophical midwifery, and The Self, published in Philosophical Practice , the journal of the American Philosophical Practitioners Association (of which Pierre was the founder) with permissions of the author and the editor. It is reproduced here under a Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 International license . Pierre is the inventor of philosophical midwifery in its modern sense,...
Topics: plato, philosophy, parmenides, republic, self, logos, pathologos, pg1, appa-journal,...
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Synopsis Nice review and continuation of yesterday evening's (un-recorded) chat with Pierre at the Women's Club about the necessity for the philosophy of the Self. Much of the discussion focuses on the place for "Logos", and the special Platonic meaning of the terms, "Justice", and the post-midwife-talk experience (after one sees how a pathologos plays out in their family in a past scene, etc.). Relating Justice to Joriki (in Zen Buddhism) and other near-Eastern philosophy...
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Sections: Imperfection, part 2 Synopsis In a way, a continuation of last week's talk . Pierre leads the Friday night NS attenders through a 'reminder' session, regarding what they already know about the Providential world they live in (though it can certainly seem the opposite). This subject is also continued in the next morning's Saturday chat . More Info Pierre Grimes and Philosophical Midwifery The Noetic Society The Pierre Grimes and the Noetic Society collection here on archive.org.
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSFRI, pg1
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Ken's Masters Thesis. MA in Philosophy, University of California, Santa Barbara, 1969.
Topics: philosophy, plato, parmenides
This Friday night was three-part: First, DonB gives us a talk on the latest work he has been doing on the abiding, proceeding, and returning of the Self. Next (starting at about 0:23:15) Pierre has us consider two main uses of the idea of 'Self'. Finally, we get into Homer's Iliad again (Book 23), with the Fitzgerald version, and Barbara's notes on the autos. Study Materials Fitzgerald Translation : We read from the Fitzgerald translation of the Iliad (there are several editions of this, but...
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSFRI, pg1, iliad, book23, homer
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Synopsis Pierre introduces a question across Plato’s dialogues. Then he helps Jed, Chris, and Regina explore their dreams. Highlights Consider the ending of each of Plato’s dialogues: Did the person learn or change? (The real issue is courage .) Jed’s dream exploration, and post-discussion about midwifery Dream explorations with Chris and Regina Dream Texts Ged’s Dream – Sat 3 Oct 2020 SCENE 1 My friend Heath had gone to a prison, and when i walked to the prison with him i had given...
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSFRI, pg1, NSDRM
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Synopsis Another lovely informal and fun Saturday morning chat with Pierre. Again, I am too tired to film, so audio only. But I snapped a picture of us at the beginning. Sitting around the table were Pierre, and then starting around from his left: JulieH, SteveD, Ciprian, JeffS, Eldar, and Barbara. Highlights The 'Transcendent' / Divine What evidence is there? Review of last night's talk We had all the time a connection between ourselves and an eternal source providing insights into the human...
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSSAT, pg1
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Juan and Maria Balboa translation of Plato's "Menon".  Inter-linear Greek and English.  In PDF format. Juan and Maria are students of Pierre Grimes , and members of the Noetic Society . They have contributed this translation to the Pierre Grimes and the Noetic Society collection here on archive.org.  Thank you both! For more information, please visit the Juan and Maria Balboa page at the Noetic Society website.
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Synopsis Pierre leads the Noetic Society Parmenides study group through another morning of study. Lately we've been taking a break from the Parmenides, going through Proclus' Theology of Plato (*) instead, in order to see how Proclus lays out the 14 orders of gods implied in the Parmenides. Today we spent more time in Chapter 11 of Book 2. Attendees Pierre, Regina, Eldar, JulieH, Barbara, JeffS, DavidC Highlights More Info (*) Proclus' Theology of Plato (Thomas Taylor translation): Volume Eight...
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSPRM, pg1, theology-of-plato, proclus
Synopsis As is some times the case, the evening began impromptu: Only a few had so far trickled in, so Pierre picked up conversations with each of us to see what we are into. He landed on JulieH, who had finished her transcripts of the July 4th (NSSPE) and 6th (NSSAT) gatherings, and had brought along a copy of the July 6th transcript. The discussion was not on camera, but Regina and I caught it on our audio-recorders.  In later segments (before and after the evening's dream work ), Pierre...
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSFRI, pg1, parmenides, plg
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Synopsis Before starting with dreams tonight, we got going with coffee and this question from Pierre. Original Location https://archive.org/details/20191129NSFRI Usage License CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 International License Please Help Support the Project Do you enjoy our free audios and videos? Please consider supporting Pierre, the NS, and our archiving activity by giving a small amount monthly to support our work. Go to noeticsociety.org and the 'Support the Project' section. Look for the Paypal or...
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Synopsis This is a paper Dr Grimes first presented at The First World Olympic Congress of Philosophy in Athens-Spetses, from June 27th to July 4th, 2004. , hosted by the International Association for Greek Philosophy (IAGP) , at the Anargyrios and Korgialenios School of Spetses. In it, he analyzes the growth of Achilles in Homer's Iliad from the perspective of Dr. Grimes’ own philosophical midwifery. This conference paper was later distilled into the (shorter) March 2005 APPA Journal article,...
Topics: philosophy, plato, homer, iliad, philosophical-midwifery, grimes, struggle-for-excellence
Pierre Grimes and the Noetic Society
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The Juan and Maria Balboa Translation of Plato's dialog, Theaetetus . Interlinear Greek and English, to help the beginning student of Greek. Diagrams by the authors. Click on PDF in the Download Options menu to download. Juan and Maria are students of Pierre Grimes and members of The Noetic Society . Change log 2021-06-08 : Revision 2021-02-17 posted 2018-01-19 : Revision 2014-10-23 moved here to archive.org 2014-10-23 : Revision 2014-10-23 posted to noeticsociety.org 2006-10-18 : First...
Topics: philosophy, plato, theaetetus
Pierre Grimes and the Noetic Society
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Dialogue(s): parmenides Chapters: hyp4 Sections: 157e Attendees: Pierre, Barbara, David, Regina, Eldar, JulieH, Nancy, JeffS Logos in the 4th, continued. (Notes forthcoming) Working from Plato's Parmenides: The Juan and Maria Balboa Translation More info: http://noeticsociety.org/psg Image Burning Man 2013 CARGO CULT courtesy of Flickr user Bexx Brown-Spinelli (angeldye) under a CC BY-ND 2.0 license when downloaded on 2017-08-01.
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSPRM, pg1, parmenides, hyp4
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Dialogue(s): parmenides Chapters: plg Sections: 130a-132b Parmenides walks Socrates through more of the problems with his view of ideas (theory of forms). More Info Plato's Parmenides: The Juan and Maria Balboa Translation Pierre Grimes and Philosophical Midwifery The Noetic Society The Pierre Grimes and the Noetic Society collection here on archive.org.
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Pierre Grimes and the Noetic Society
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Original Location https://archive.org/details/20190626NSPRM Usage License CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 International License Please Help Support the Project Like these videos? Please consider supporting Pierre, the NS, and our archiving activity by giving a small amount monthly to support our work. Go to noeticsociety.org and the 'Support the Project' section. Look for the Paypal or other link. We'd love it if you chose to 'Make this a monthly donation', as well -- rather than just one-time -- in whatever...
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Synopsis Pierre leads the Noetic Society Parmenides study group through another session of study. Lately we've been taking a break from the Parmenides, going through Proclus' Theology of Plato (*) instead, in order to see how Proclus lays out the 14 orders of gods implied in the Parmenides. Today we read Book 6, Chapter 22. From Barbara: There was a chart and a part of another--ran out of paper, had some more but PG didn't want to stop for installation so he wrote on the side of 2-10-20 and the...
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSPRM, pg1, theology-of-plato, book06, chap22, proclus
Pierre Grimes and the Noetic Society
by Juan and Maria Balboa
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Most recent version posted: Jan 19, 2019 The Juan and Maria Balboa translation of the second speech of Socrates in Plato's dialog, Phaedrus .  Interlinear Greek and English, with diagrams by the authors. Stephanus sections 244A-257B. The file is downloadable at the 'PDF' link in the "Download Options" section of this page. You may also be interested in Juan's talk on this section of the Phaedrus at our Friday night meeting 7/23/2010 , on the occasion of the Balboas' first release of...
Topics: philosophy, plato, phaedrus
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Dialogue(s): theology-of-plato Chapters: chap04;chap05;book01 Attendees: Pierre, Barbara, David, Regina, JulieH, Eldar, JeffS Synopsis Pierre leads our Parmenides morning study group through a reading of chapters 4 and 5 of book 1 of Proclus' Theology of Plato . More Info (*) Proclus' Theology of Plato: We are using for now the Thomas Taylor translation: Volume Eight in the Thomas Taylor series, ISBN-10: 978-1898910-077, as published by Prometheus Trust and available in the UK through them...
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSPRM, pg1, theology-of-plato, proclus, book01, chap04, chap05
Pierre Grimes and the Noetic Society
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Original Location https://archive.org/details/20190927NSFRI Usage License CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 International License Please Help Support the Project Do you enjoy our free audios and videos? Please consider supporting Pierre, the NS, and our archiving activity by giving a small amount monthly to support our work. Go to noeticsociety.org and the 'Support the Project' section. Look for the Paypal or other link. We'd love it if you chose to 'Make this a monthly donation', as well -- rather than just...
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Pierre Grimes and the Noetic Society
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Synopsis Pierre leads the Noetic Society Parmenides study group through another session of study. Lately we've been taking a break from the Parmenides, going through Proclus' Theology of Plato (*) instead, in order to see how Proclus lays out the 14 orders of gods implied in the Parmenides. Today we read Book 6, Chapter 12. Before we jumped into Chapter 12, though, Barbara asked Pierre about this quote, “Moreover, the incommensurability of Pherephatta with multitude, and the terror and...
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Synopsis Juan and Maria Balboa translation of Synesios' On the Logos of Dreams . Interlinear modern English with ancient (Attic) Greek words rearranged in each sentence in order to correspond to their English word counterparts immediately above. Download-able from the PDF link in the "Download Options" menu on this page. Thank you, Juan and Maria! More Info More information on the Balboa translations Pierre Grimes and Philosophical Midwifery The Noetic Society The Pierre Grimes and...
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Pierre Grimes and the Noetic Society
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Topics: philosophy, plato, NSPRS, pg1, dreams
Synopsis Pierre leads the Noetic Society Parmenides study group through another session. Today we read Synopsis Another Wednesday afternoon with Pierre on Zoom. Some dream explorations, then Euclid’s applicability to mystic questions and discussion of Cephalus in Plato’s Republic . Highlights Barbara, ChrisC, and Regina explore their recent dreams with Pierre midwifing (with Regina and Josh) Geometry and Proclus: the axioms of Self expression always wanting to show itself Self sees our...
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSPRM, pg1, republic, book01, NSDRM
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Dialogue(s): theology-of-plato Chapters: book01;chap06;chap07;chap08;chap09;chap10 Attendees: Pierre, Barbara, David, Regina, JulieH, Eldar, JeffS Synopsis Pierre and the Parmenides morning study group read chapters 6-10 of Book 1 of Proclus' Theology of Plato. Chapter 7, p.67, para. 2: We ought however to dare, since we have entered on such like arguments, and affirm against our opponents, that the Parmenides, and the mystic conceptions it contains, will accomplish all you desire. In these...
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Dialogue(s): parmenides Chapters: hyp9 Sections: 165e Attendees: Pierre, Barbara, David, Regina, Eldar Brief Synopsis of Today's Work (Play!) A) Commonality and symmetry among the hypotheses B) Reading the 1st 3 P's of hyp9 and finding a restatement/affirmation of the 1st hyp (albeit in the negative) Detailed Notes A) LOOKING FOR RELATIONSHIPS / SYMMETRY BETWEEN THE HYPOTHESES, BASED ON HOW THEY BEGIN Is there any formal connection between 9 and 8? Eldar: "return again to the...
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Synopsis Another lovely Saturday morning chatting with Pierre, this time at Jeff and Sayon's house. Attendees: Pierre, Barbara, JulieH, Sayon, JeffS, JeffL. - Some introductory warm-up and chit-chat as we get settled, then Pierre midwifes.. - JeffL on a dream he brought with him (starting at ~0:13:05) - Barbara (starting at ~1:20:20) - JeffS (starting at ~1:36:43) Text of JeffL's Dream JeffL 5/24/18 I’m in a car with my brother or my mom. I think it starts out with my brother and switches to...
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSSAT, pg1, NSDRM, NSPMW
Dialogue(s): parmenides Chapters: plg Sections: 133d,e (P36,P37) Attendees: Pierre, Barbara, Regina, JulieH, Eldar, JeffS Synopsis Our study group first continues into our third day ( 1 , 2 ) of looking at what I am calling here the "prelude", i.e., the summary statement Parmenides makes (at P36/133d) of all the problems/issues involved with Socrates' position before he launches into the Master-Slave argument/example. Then, at about an hour-and-a-half in, we start into Parmenides'...
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Dialogue(s): theology-of-plato Chapters: book02;chap03;chap04 Attendees: Pierre, JulieH, Barbara, Regina, David, JeffS default_body_description More Info The NS Parmenides Study Group Plato's Parmenides: The Juan and Maria Balboa Translation Pierre Grimes and Philosophical Midwifery The Noetic Society The Pierre Grimes and the Noetic Society collection here on archive.org.
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Synopsis Pierre leads the Noetic Society Parmenides study group through another session. Today we read Synopsis Another Sunday evening with Pierre and members of the NS. We continue our search for what Proclus Elements of Theology can tell us about the Logos. Highlights warm-ups Elements likes and dislikes with Josh and Barbara Jeff announces end of his being archivist and transition (with Pierre and board) that they will be working on the infrastructure to keep the Archive going 7:08 What else...
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Dialogue(s): theology-of-plato Chapters: book06;chap22 Attendees: Pierre, Barbara, David, Regina, JulieH, Eldar, JeffS Synopsis Pierre leads us through another morning of Parmenides study. This is our first day (at least in a while) of studying Proclus' Theology of Plato. This morning we don't read any Parmenides, but instead take an initial dip in the water of Proclus' Theology of Plato. For the first part of the session Pierre leads us through a broad preview/survey/sampling in order to get...
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSPRM, pg1, theology-of-plato, proclus
Synopsis Pierre leads the Noetic Society Parmenides study group through another morning of study. Lately we've been taking a break from the Parmenides, going through Proclus' Theology of Plato (*) instead, in order to see how Proclus lays out the 14 orders of gods implied in the Parmenides. Today we read Chapters 16 and 17 of Book 3. Attendees Pierre, Regina, Eldar, JulieH, Barbara, David, JeffS More Info (*) Proclus' Theology of Plato (Thomas Taylor translation): Volume Eight in the Thomas...
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSPRM, pg1, theology-of-plato, proclus, book03, chap16, chap17